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In purported emails posted online by Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos, executives for National Enquirer parent company AMI threaten to publish intimate photos of him if The Post publishes a story about the tabloid. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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The Queensbridge Houses, the largest public housing complex in the country, near the spot where Amazon plans to put a new headquarters. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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With Amazon's Arrival, A New York Community Pushes To Be Included

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Brad Smith, president of Microsoft Corp., speaks during a presentation on affordable housing in Bellevue, Wash., on Thursday. Microsoft Corp. said it will spend $500 million to develop affordable housing and help alleviate homelessness in the Seattle area. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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How do virtual assistants like Alexa affect children's learning experiences? Some experts say easy answers delivered by technology can hurt the development of problem-solving skills in kids. Kathleen Finlay/Image Source/Getty Images hide caption

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Alexa Can Help Kids With Homework, But Don't Forget Problem-Solving Skills

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A man in Germany is said to have been sent the files after he requested to review his Amazon data in accordance with a European Union data protection law. Reed Saxon/AP hide caption

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Workers at an Amazon fulfillment center in Robbinsville, N.J., were sickened on Wednesday after an automated machine punctured a can of bear repellent. The warehouse is seen here in June. Bess Adle/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Amazon boxes are scanned on conveyor belts. AI systems keep track of all items in the warehouses, which can be as vast as 1 million square feet. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Optimized Prime: How AI And Anticipation Power Amazon's 1-Hour Deliveries

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Splitting Amazon's second headquarters between two locations would dilute the company's original promise of a megadeal, but it could also relieve Amazon of being blamed for worsening traffic and increased housing prices. David Ryder/Getty Images hide caption

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Andrea Kremer (left) and Hannah Storm will be the first all-female broadcast team to announce an NFL game, covering Thursday night's game for Amazon Prime Video. Brian Ach/AP for Amazon hide caption

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In shadow marketplaces, positive reviews for Amazon products are bought and sold. The company says it's cracking down and that it estimates that less than 1 percent of reviews are fake. Mike Segar/Reuters hide caption

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Some Amazon Reviews Are Too Good To Be Believed. They're Paid For

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The American Civil Liberties Union says that Amazon Rekognition, facial recognition software sold online, inaccurately identified lawmakers and poses threats to civil rights — charges that Amazon denies. Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Amazon Is More Than A Shopping Site. It's A Search Engine Too

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In his new job overseeing health coverage for 1.2 million workers and their families, Atul Gawande says he hopes to find specific ways to make health care more efficient and the solutions exportable. Dan Bayer /The Aspen Institute via Flickr hide caption

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An image from a presentaton by Amazon's Ranju Das shows a demonstration of real-time facial recognition and tracking. Das said the video came from a traffic cam in Orlando, Fla., where police were in a pilot program of Amazon's Rekognition service. Amazon Web Services Korea via YouTube/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Dr. Atul Gawande has been picked to lead the high-profile joint venture in health care formed by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JP Morgan Chase. Mint/Hindustan Times via Getty Images hide caption

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Close to two-thirds of Americans say they've bought something on Amazon, according to a new NPR/Marist poll. That's more than 90 percent of America's online shoppers. James Yang for NPR hide caption

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What Americans Told Us About Online Shopping Says A Lot About Amazon

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Washington, D.C., is competing against its suburbs in Virginia and Maryland for Amazon's second headquarters. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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D.C. Un-United: Amazon's Second HQ Pits City Vs. Its Suburbs

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